by Karl Denninger
….. will do exactly nothing other than drive even more people to Trump.
Romney’s focus on “tax returns” is particularly insane. First, there is not only no obligation to do so excerpts, which is all that anyone ever releases, prove exactly nothing. What does prove something? The required disclosures that not only more comprehensive they’re made under penalty of law.
So-called released “tax returns” are not. Those could in fact be lies and there is nothing you can do about it because there is nothing illegal about lying as a political statement, only when you lie to the government.
If you lie in a required campaign disclosure to the FEC you can go to prison.